Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

After Damascus raid, Israel says working to keep weapons from foes

Israeli air raid in Gaza Israeli air raid in Gaza
Patty Aguilar | 16 September, 2018, 21:46

Earlier this month, an Israeli military official said the Jewish state had struck over 200 Iranian targets in Syria over the past 18 months.

A UK-based war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the missiles hit a weapons depot outside the airport.

An Israeli missile attack targeted the Syrian capital's airport late Saturday, activating air defenses which shot down a number of the projectiles, state news agency SANA reported.

"Our air defense systems thwarted an Israeli missile aggression", state news agency SANA cited a military source as saying.

On Sunday, the monitoring group said that the alleged Israeli strike caused "substantial" damage at the airport, but had no immediate information on casualties.

Efforts were made to disguise the true goal of the buildings, the report said, with some of the warehouses labeled "United Nations" or "DHL", the worldwide mail company, in an apparent effort to evade Israeli intelligence-gathering efforts.

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Earlier this month, Israel's Defense Forces said it carried out more than 200 airstrikes in Syria over the past year, many of which Israel claimed were targeting Iranian positions and weapons convoys.

Israel has vowed to prevent its arch-foe Iran, which is a main backer of the Damascus government, from gaining a military foothold in neighboring war-torn Syria.

A Syrian soldier waves the national flag in the city of Quneitra in Syria's Golan Heights on July 27, 2018.

Syria is holding its first municipal elections since 2011 amid tensions with the country's self-administered Kurdish region, which is refusing to allow polls to take place.

But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied that Syrian troops were planning a major offensive for the area.

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